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Obituaries

October 08, 1997

Obituaries

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Thursday, October 9, 1997 Edition

Harvey E. Kline

TANEYTOWN, Md. - Harvey Ernest "Ernie" Kline, 72, of George Street, died Wednesday, October 8, 1997, at his home.

Born Sept. 29, 1925, in Wolfsville, Md., he was the son of the late James E. and Ada L. Kline Kline.

He was employed by Hiltner's Furniture Store as a truck driver, retiring in 1988.

He was of the Protestant faith.

He was a member of the Taneytown Senior Center.

He is survived by his wife, of 40 years, Betty Jean Bolyard Kline; two sisters, Louise Moser of Myersville, Md., and Carrie Bates of Hagerstown; one brother, Peter V. Kline of Boonsboro; and nieces and nephews.

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Services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, Md.

The Rev. Don Webb will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mark's Lutheran Church Cemetery, Wolfsville.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., at Friends may call on the funeral home, Friday from 2 to 9 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Carroll County Hospice, 95 Carroll St., Westminster, Md. 21157.

Paul M. Munson Jr.

GREAT CACAPON, W.Va. - Paul Milton Munson Jr., 69, of Great Cacapon and Turnersville, N.J., died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 1997, at his home in New Jersey.

Born June 29, 1928, in Great Cacapon, he was the son of the late Paul Milton Sr. and Bessie Kidwell Munson.

He attended Great Cacapon elementary and middle schools. He was a 1946 graduate of Berkeley Springs High School, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. He attended West Virginia University, Morgantown, W.Va., and then transferred to Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, W.Va., where he earned his B.S. degree in business in 1952. He earned a B.A. degree in elementary education from Shepherd College in 1959.

He served with the U.S. Marine Corps from 1946 to 1948, serving in China. He also served during the Korean War.

In 1953, he opened the Dairy Queen on U.S. 522 South, Berkeley Springs. He taught sixth grade at Berkeley Springs Grade School and ninth grade at Berkeley Springs High School. After selling the Dairy Queen, he moved to Smithsburg and taught at Sabillasville Elementary School, Sabillasville, Md. He taught two years at the Job Corps Center at Catoctin Park, Thurmont, Md. In 1969, he moved to Currie, N.C., where he was historian at Moores Creek National Military Park. He then went to Grand Canyon National Park, South Rim, and Albright Training Center, where he was schooled in park administration. He then worked at Abe Lincoln's Birthplace National Historic Site, Hodgenville, Ky., as administrative officer and Midwest Regional Office, Omaha, Neb., as a concessions analyst. In 1974, he moved to Turnersville to work with Mid-Atlantic Regional Office, Philadelphia, to prepare for the Bicentennial at Old City Tavern Restaurant.

He was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church, Turnersville, and was a former member of Francis Asbury United Methodist Church, Berkeley Springs.

He was a member of AARP; Alderton-Dawson American Legion Post 60, Berkeley Springs; Risinger Stotler VFW Post 4019; Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1483 and Deford Lodge 88 AF&AM, all in Berkeley Springs.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Faith Elaine Reckley Munson of Turnersville and Great Cacapon; two daughters, Sarah Munson-Goldfinch of Pine Hill, N.J., and Laura Ann Munson of Turnersville; one son, Todd Reckley Munson of Groton, Conn.; and four grandsons.

Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Francis Asbury United Methodist Church, Wilkes and Congress streets, Berkeley Springs. The Rev. Hennis H. Fox will officiate. Burial with military graveside honors provided by Tri-State Honor Guard and Masonic graveside rites by Deford Lodge 88 AF&AM will be in Greenway Cemetery, Berkeley Springs.

The family will receive friends at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union St., Berkeley Springs, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday one hour prior to the service at the church. The funeral home will be open today from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. for the convenience of friends.

Memorial donations may be made to St. John's United Methodist Church, 227 Ganttown Road, Turnersville, N.J. 08012.

William C. Wilson

BRUNSWICK, Md. - William C. Wilson, 69, of 30 E. D St., died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 1997 at Northampton Manor Nursing Center, Frederick, Md.

Born May 20, 1928, in Shenandoah Junction, W.Va., he was the son the late Clem l. and Bessie L. Griffith Wilson.

He was a homebuilder for Pulte Custom Homes in Rockville, Md.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

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